Title:A visual combinatorial interpretation of the Kolakoski density question
Location: Room V205, Mathematics Building (Callaghan Campus) The University of Newcastle
Time and Date:3:00 pm, Wed, 8th Jun 2016
The density of 1's in the Kolakoski sequence is conjectured to be 1/2. Proving this is an open problem in number theory. I shall cast the density question as a problem in combinatorics, and give some visualisations which may suggest ways to gain further insight into the conjecture.